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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #570 on: February 18, 2018, 10:22:51 pm »
As anticipated I had a busy afternoon. But the windows are cleaner than they were this morning...



...and the CCTs and horse box are a bit dirtier.



Hopefully they're dirty enough now.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #571 on: February 18, 2018, 10:40:47 pm »
Very nice - er - nasty - er - nice!
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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #572 on: February 19, 2018, 10:01:56 am »
As anticipated I had a busy afternoon. But the windows are cleaner than they were this morning...





You missed a bit! :P ;)


...and the CCTs and horse box are a bit dirtier.



Hopefully they're dirty enough now.


Getting there :D

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #573 on: February 19, 2018, 10:23:48 am »
Thanks for the update. I suspect that horse boxes were kept much cleaner than parcels carrying stock so prefer the original weathering for that vehicle.

I think the BR Blue CCT has a bit too much dirt around the central window but, if you're working from a photo., I'm wrong.

For the BR SR Green CCT, I'd add a little more dirt all over the body.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #574 on: February 19, 2018, 11:09:40 pm »
Another day of window cleaning and washing and ironing net curtains. Such fun. So only time for another quick go at those CCTs and horse box. Still not right, but given that they've spent their lives sitting in the fiddle yard - apart from when they're being painted - I think this will have to do.



They look different in the photo to how they looked under the 'daylight' lamp in the magnifying light, and different again when viewed in normal room light.

I do feel happier making buildings than painting the trains! Sadly there are no empty building plots in Wrenton and I'm getting withdrawal symptoms...

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« Reply #575 on: February 19, 2018, 11:34:34 pm »
I'm pretty sure there are a few members here who would be very happy for you to knock up a few buildings for them, Roger!   ;)
Vision over visibility. Bono, U2.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #576 on: February 20, 2018, 07:12:31 am »
For me, I think you've now got the weathering of these three just about right, Roger.

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« Reply #577 on: February 20, 2018, 10:33:47 am »
I'm pretty sure there are a few members here who would be very happy for you to knock up a few buildings for them, Roger!   ;)

Well George, I have been thinking about a new project which would need plenty of buildings. Haven't got space for another proper layout but I would like to do an urban scene reminiscent of the North London I grew up in. So the current thinking is a small module, perhaps 3' x 2', with very little railway on it. Just a double track on an embankment running left to right and crossing a shopping street running from front to back with side road(s) behind the tracks. Hopefully made so that it could be connected to other modules with different types of scene. I've only got as far as thinking about the idea though I have made a couple of paper mock-ups of terraced houses. It may never happen, so don't hold your breath!

For me, I think you've now got the weathering of these three just about right, Roger.

Thanks for the guidance, Chris.

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« Reply #578 on: February 20, 2018, 09:46:46 pm »
Sounds great! You'd have to be getting some metropolitan stock to pose on it!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #579 on: February 23, 2018, 05:31:24 pm »
A small addition to the layout yesterday - a sign post. Left for Buckingham, right for Borchester! A fiddly thing to make, this is my second attempt, deemed to be necessary after I looked at a photo of the first try. Cameras are so cruel! I've also added a driver to the old taxi. Shame he can't be seen.


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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #580 on: February 23, 2018, 05:40:48 pm »
Thank you. Excellent work and a great photo.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #581 on: February 23, 2018, 05:52:42 pm »
Lovely stuff!

A great modelling talent.  :thumbsup:

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #582 on: February 23, 2018, 06:54:46 pm »
Fantastic street scene, hard to believe it's N
If it looks right, it probably is right.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #583 on: February 23, 2018, 06:59:13 pm »
Sign looks great
Did you use the Portrait cutter at all for this?
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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #584 on: February 23, 2018, 07:15:20 pm »
As ever, brilliant modelling.
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